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The sum inside the parentheses famously converges to e as N gets very large.

In the script, when it says, “Enter Aunt Sandy,” in parentheses it says, “Think Jennifer Coolidge.”

Once you’ve filled out all of your parameters, close the parentheses and hit return to pull up your result.

Our roundup includes the inflation-adjusted price in parentheses, the year the deal took place, and a comment on whether the acquisition paid off.

From Fortune

In parentheses are the number of points you earn for each case.

The attack on the World Trade Center's towers (and on the Pentagon, that breathtaking parenthesis) was a brilliant act of jujitsu.

“When you have a food label and see quite a lot of parenthesis—first tip that your food may be highly fabricated,” she says.

He drops the parenthesis about the great Variety of entertaining Incidents, and he diminishes these engaging Scenes to it.

What a tendency there is to round off a narrative into falsehood; or else by parenthesis to destroy its pith and continuity.

Page 365: closing parenthesis added after "particular shape"

Page 388: closing parenthesis added after "assumption of omniscience"

Let me tell you in a parenthesis that he is going to the army to join the King.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parenthesis, such as: apostrophe, aside, deflection, departure, detour, and deviation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.